Suspect In Teen Mother Killing Found Hanged At Port Of Oakland

SAN LEANDRO (CBS SF) – A man found hanged at the Port of Oakland on Saturday afternoon has been identified as a suspect in a Friday homicide in San Leandro.

The body of Henry Leon, 19, of Oakland, was discovered hanging from a structure off of Maritime Street at about 4:20 p.m. Saturday, an Oakland police officer said.

Police were investigating the death as a suicide.

Leon was a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old Myrna Umanzor in San Leandro on Friday evening.

That stabbing that was reported around 6:20 p.m. in the 1900 block of Pacific Avenue, San Leandro police said. Responding officers found the girl suffering from multiple stab wounds to her torso.

Despite efforts by police and emergency medical personnel to save her, the girl died from her injuries.

Police said Leon was in a relationship with the victim and was the father of their 9-month-old baby.

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  • Dale Norbeck

    at least this piece of trash saved the state the cost of keeping him alive in prison.

  • kennis

    Wonder if it was really a suicide or if her parents got to him before the police did, in either case justice was served.

  • Choice

    So Sad!! He could have had a future but instead he made some bad choices killed the mother of his child and now all is left is sadness for both families.

    • booga

      Wow?! Really?! He gets an underage girl pregnant, and then he kills her 9 months later… I doubt this guy had a good future.. I bet someone did us all a favor and took care of this fool.

  • Beverly Hills

    Mom & dad both gone. Grandparents left to start over with a 9 month old. Who gets to explain to him what happenend to both his parents. A sad case all around.

  • tn

    Youthful immaturity, statutory rape (if my math is correct), bad parenting or role models, and a Cadillac Escalade. Sadly, taxpayers will have to “support” this poor infant since the parents won’t be around to raise this child. Maybe the grandparents (if they’re around) might be able to do what’s best for this orphaned infant.

  • Justice

    The grandparents were divorced, One other thing, The guy who hung himself’s own daddy comitted sucide two years ago. The girl’s father doesn’t speak English. Bet that baby will be fkd up when she is grown. And the boys will be tramitized for life

    The dad is in hell with the devil now

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